BOARD OF TRUSTEES
ERNEST H. MORENO
Member of the Board
On March 5, 2013, Ernest H. Moreno was elected to the Board of Trustees of the
Los Angeles Community College District after 42 years as a District employee.
From community college student to college president, Mr. Moreno has served
LACCD in many roles since 1969. He became President of East Los Angeles College
in January 1, 1994, and with the exception of an interim assignment as President of
Los Angeles Mission College from 2006 to 2008, he continued in that capacity until
his retirement in 2011.
Previously, Mr. Moreno has held positions in employee relations including Director
of Labor Relations and District’s Chief Negotiations; Dean of Academic Affairs at
West Los Angeles College, Senior Director of Educational Services for the District, and
Vice President of Academic Affairs at East Los Angeles College.
He was a member of the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees
from 1989 to 2006.
Mr. Moreno taught business administration, supervision and management, and labor
relations at Los Angeles Trade Technical College from 1976 to 1986, and political
science at West Los Angeles College from 1986 to 2006. A product of the San Gabriel
Valley Unified School District, he attended California State University, Los Angeles
where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. He also earned a
Masters in public administration from California State University, Long Beach.
Mr. Moreno is Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of Monterey Park
Hospital and a member of the Board of Los Angeles County College of Nursing and
In 2004, he was given the John W. Rice Award for Equity and Diversity. In 2006, the
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) named Mr. Moreno
Outstanding Administrator of the Year. In 2007, the Economic Alliance of the
San Fernando Valley presented him with the Steve Allen Excellence in Education
Award. Also in 2007, the AAHHE bestowed its annual Alfredo de los Santos
Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education Award on Mr. Moreno.
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